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Big Freedia's Booked; Celebrates Paperback Memoir Release Online with Regional Bookstores

Big Freedia's Booked; Celebrates Paperback Memoir Release Online with Regional Bookstores

ARTS & CULTURE | By Jim Provenzano | Nov 28
The Queen of Bounce will share stories from his new book, "God Save the Queen Diva." The New Orleans musician and reality show star will chat with hosts of bookstores nationwide, from Philadelphia, to Tulsa, Austin, Fairfield and Los Angeles.

Recovery Unplugged: What Gratitude Really Looks Like

Recovery Unplugged: What Gratitude Really Looks Like

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Jill Gleeson | Nov 28
"There's a split second when I wake up in the morning when I forget that I'm not waking up dope sick," says recovering addict Jonah Brooks. "Everything about my life is going so well, and it's just more beautiful than I ever thought possible."

Before He Was Prince Charles, Josh O'Connor Went Full-frontal in Acclaimed LGBTQ Drama

Before He Was Prince Charles, Josh O'Connor Went Full-frontal in Acclaimed LGBTQ Drama

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 28
Josh O'Connor is now an international star for playing Prince Charles on "The Crown." Previously he starred in the acclaimed British indie LGBTQ drama "God's Own Country," where he went full-frontal, something you likely won't see on the Netflix series.

Watch: John Waters Picks the Best Movies of 2020

Watch: John Waters Picks the Best Movies of 2020

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 28
John Waters picks the best movies of 2020 and they aren't the usual suspects.

Is Aussie Hunk Harry Jowsey To Hot Too Handle?

Is Aussie Hunk Harry Jowsey To Hot Too Handle?

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 28
Australian Harry Jowsey was the break-out star from Netflix's hit reality show "Too Hot Too Handle" this past summer. And a recent trip to California's Venice Beach showed as to why.

Live Concert Version of Broadway Hit 'Jagged Little Pill' Streaming in December

Live Concert Version of Broadway Hit 'Jagged Little Pill' Streaming in December

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 28
The Broadway production of "Jagged Little Pill" may be dark, but the cast reunites for a special live concert version of the musical — the most nominated show of any show running for this year's Tony Awards — on December 13.

Steve Grand Tweets Globe Emojis when Questioned on His Authenticity

Steve Grand Tweets Globe Emojis when Questioned on His Authenticity

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 28
When questioned on his authenticity, Steve Grand tweeted globe emojis.

Young Gay Boy Pens Emotional Letter to Santa, Internet Melts

Young Gay Boy Pens Emotional Letter to Santa, Internet Melts

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 28
A moving letter from a young boy named Will asked Santa if God still loves him even though he's gay. The letter is pulling heartstrings all across the internet.

The Warwick Rowers Make a 'Worldwide Roar' with 2021 Calendar

The Warwick Rowers Make a 'Worldwide Roar' with 2021 Calendar

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 28
In 2009 the Warwick Rowers released their first calendar of naked members of the university team. Since then they've grown to become an international sensation. See why as they release their 2021 calendar.

Watch: Glenn Close Plays a Round of 'Take Back the Oscar'

Watch: Glenn Close Plays a Round of 'Take Back the Oscar'

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 28
Glenn Close is the most-nominated actress in Oscar history without a win, and will likely be getting another nomination for "Hillbilly Elegy," now on Netflix. But she is making headlines for trolling another actresss's Oscar win.


News

Biden Plans Swift Moves to Protect and Advance LGBTQ Rights

Biden Plans Swift Moves to Protect and Advance LGBTQ Rights

NATIONAL | By David Crary and Alana Schor | Nov 28
As president-elect, Biden is making sweeping promises to LGBTQ activists, proposing to carry out virtually every major proposal on their wish lists.


Entertainment

Review: 'Los Fuertes' a Tender Same-Sex Love Story

Review: 'Los Fuertes' a Tender Same-Sex Love Story

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 28
González and Altamirano share a palpable chemistry, whether their characters are sneaking passionate kisses, having passionate sex, or cuddling up contentedly for a good night's sleep.


Business

UK, EU Resume Face-to-Face Trade Talks with Time Running Out

UK, EU Resume Face-to-Face Trade Talks with Time Running Out

By Jill Lawless | Nov 28
Teams from Britain and the European Union resumed face-to-face talks on a post-Brexit trade deal Saturday, with both sides sounding gloomy about striking an agreement in the little time that remains.


Technology

For Big Tech, Biden Brings a New Era but No Ease in Scrutiny

For Big Tech, Biden Brings a New Era but No Ease in Scrutiny

PERSONAL TECH | By Marcy Gordon | Nov 28
Biden may aim to take a bite out of the dominance of Big Tech and may welcome an opportunity to work with the opposing side to curb the power of a common adversary.


Finance

With No Action by Washington, States Race to Offer Virus Aid

With No Action by Washington, States Race to Offer Virus Aid

NATIONAL | By Cedar Attanasio and Julie Carr Smyth | Nov 28
Faulting inaction in Washington, governors and state lawmakers are racing to get pandemic relief to small business owners, the unemployed, renters and others whose livelihoods have been upended.


Cars

GM Flips to California's Side in Pollution Fight with Trump

GM Flips to California's Side in Pollution Fight with Trump

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Nov 27
General Motors is switching sides in the legal fight against California's right to set its own clean-air standards, abandoning the Trump administration as the president's term nears its close.


Style

Eat, Drink and Be Merry: 9 Best Food and Drink Holiday Gifts

Eat, Drink and Be Merry: 9 Best Food and Drink Holiday Gifts

FOOD/DRINK | By Matthew Wexler | Nov 28
Let the gift-giving begin! Whether you're looking for comfort foods, stocking stuffers or healthy alternatives, 'tis the season for celebrating all things food and drink


Health/Fitness

Need a COVID-19 Nurse? That'll Be $8,000 a Week

Need a COVID-19 Nurse? That'll Be $8,000 a Week

HEALTH | By Markian Hawryluk, Rae Ellen | Nov 27
In Sioux Falls, South Dakota, nurses can make more than $6,200 a week. A recent posting for a job in Fargo, North Dakota, offered more than $8,000 a week. Some can get as much as $10,000.


Travel

Americans Risk Traveling Over Thanksgiving Despite Warnings

Americans Risk Traveling Over Thanksgiving Despite Warnings

HEALTH | By Lisa Marie Pane, Sophia Tulp | Nov 25
Millions of Americans took to the skies and the highways ahead of Thanksgiving at the risk of pouring gasoline on the coronavirus fire, disregarding increasingly dire warnings that they stay home and limit their holiday gatherings to members of their own


Nightlife

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

CULTURE | By Naveen Kumar | Nov 24
One former Black porn star says looking back after seven-plus years outside the industry, it's clear it was "a whole toxic environment of white supremacy and racism, completely all the time." Has anything changed?